Food and Beverage Industry Services

With stringent regulations and efficiency demands to remain competitive, the Food and Beverage industry continues to evolve. Optimation has decades of experience implementing solutions with our food and beverage clients so they can remain successful.

Pet/Animal Food Industry

Pet food processing is just as sophisticated as the food and beverage industry is for humans, with concerns such as regulations and safety, Pet Food Industry Servicesefficiency and quality. As the pet food industry continues to grow, so does demand for high quality and safe and wholesome ingredients, made possible by good process engineering and design, as well as efficient and updated automation systems. Optimation serves a number of pet food clients just as we serve our food and beverage clients.

Process Applications Experience

  • Plant Feasibility Study, P&ID Development & Process Design
  • Design, Construction, Debug & Start-up of Multi-Purpose Reactor Systems
  • Design, Construction, Debug & Start-up of Multiple Pilot and Production Scale Skid Mounted
  • Thin Film Evaporator Systems
  • Distillation Process Design
  • Absorption / Stripping System Design
  • Evaporation & Drying Technology System Design
  • Packaging, Dispensing and Semi-Bulk Container Filling System Design
  • Product Packaging Including: Colloids, Powders, Liquids, Tablets, etc.
  • Mixing, Blending, Weighing and Metering Systems Design
  • Liquid Dispensing Systems DesignSanitary Process Piping
  • Biofood Process Engineering
  • Process Piping Design
  • High Purity Carbon Dioxide System Design, Upgrade and Operation
  • Sterilization Fermentation & Pasteurization System Design
  • Powder Milling, Grinding, Handling, Storage and Dispensing

Utilities, Services and Support Services

  • Process Heating and Cooling
  • Tote Material Handling Systems Process Area
  • Warehousing and Material Handling System Layout
  • High Purity Water Treatment & Filtration Systems
  • Clean In Place (CIP) System Design
  • High Purity Process Air/Ventilation Systems
  • Bulk Tank Farms and Bulk Storage Systems, Unload, Transfer, Spill Prevention
  • Refrigeration Systems Design, Upgrade and Operation
  • Process Energy Recovery and Conservation

Automation and SoftwareGreenhouse Controls

  • DCS, PLC, PC & SCADA Systems (Authorized Integrator for Major Automation Firms)
  • In Line, Sanitary, Instrument Specification, Procurement, Installation
  • Software Development and Implementation for Monitoring of Process Variables and for Data Acquisition
  • Plant and Process Electrical Design
  • Wastewater Treatment Systems Monitoring, Process Control, Automation, & SCADA
  • Raw Material Inventory and Warehousing – Automation and Control
  • Boiler and Steam System, Automation, Control and Energy Improvements

Example Clients

  • Kraft
  • Barilla
  • Wegman’s Egg Farm
  • General Mills
  • Grober Nutrition (pet/animal feed)
  • Kellogg Company
  • Nabisco
  • Creamy Creation
  • Fresh Start Bakeries
  • Beech-Nut

Interested in working together?

I recognized that Optimation had a lot of expertise there and a lot of transplanted ex-Kodak people that really knew a lot about all sorts of manufacturing, manufacturing processes and could do equipment installs and refurbishing. They fill a void because it’s as close to having that expertise under your roof as it can be without actually hiring people full time.

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